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The Civil War in Georgia
The Chickamauga Campaign

Official Records Index to Volume XXX, Chapter XLII, Part 1, Serial No. 50

 

This index to the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion (American Civil War) covers the actions in Georgia. A detailed index is provided for each of the after action reports written by the officers with links to the reports. Volume XXX is divided into four parts and covers operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama and North Georgia from August 11-October 19, 1863. In addition to the reports covering the actions in Georgia, this index also provides links to all of the other reports contained in Volume XXX.

Part I - Official Reports for
  • AUGUST 10-22, 1863 - Raid on the Mississippi Central Railroad
  • AUGUST 12-23, 1863 - Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Grenada, Miss.
  • August 16-Septerber 22, 1863 - The Chickamauga Campaign
Part II - Official Reports for - The Chickamauga Campaign
Part III - Union Correspondence, etc.
Part IV - Union and Confederate Correspondence, etc.

 

Title: The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XXX; Part 1 - Reports
Chapter:XLII - Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia. August 11-October 19, 1863
Author: United States. War Dept., John Sheldon Moody, Calvin Duvall Cowles, Frederick Caryton Ainsworth, Robert N. Scott, Henry Martyn Lazelle, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley
Published: Washington: Government Printing Office
Date: 1890
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

 

Report No. Title Page No.

 

Summary of Principal Events 3
     
  AUGUST 10–22, 1863 - Raid on the Mississippi Central Railroad from the Big Black River, Miss., to Memphis, Tenn., with Skirmishes at Payne´s Plantation, near Grenada, Miss. (18th); at Panola, Miss. (20th), and at the Coldwater, Miss. (21st).  
     
1 Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, with instructions to Col. Edwin F. Winslow. 5
2 Col. Edward F. Winslow, Fourth Iowa Cavalry, commanding expedition. 7
     
  AUGUST 12–23, 1863 –Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Grenada, Miss., with Skirmishes at Craven´s Plantation, Miss. (14th), and Grenada, Miss. (17th).  
     
1 Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps. 11
2 Col. John K. Mizner, Third Michigan Cavalry, chief of cavalry, Sixteenth Army Corps. 12
3 Col. August Mersy, Ninth Illinois (Mounted) Infantry, commanding post of Corinth. 13
4 Lieut. Col. Jesse J. Phillips, Ninth Illinois (Mounted) Infantry, commanding expedition. 13
5 Maj. Datus E. Coon, Second Iowa Cavalry. 19
6 Lieut. Col Martin R. M. Wallace, Fourth Illinois Cavalry. 21
     
  August 16–Septerber 22, 1863 — The Chickamauga Campaign  
     
Summary of Principal Events 27
1 Maj. Gen. Henry W. Halleck, U. S. Army, General–in–Chief. 33
2 Organization of the Army of the Cumberland, September 19 and 20. 40
3 Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans, U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Cumberland. 47
4 Abstract from returns of the Army of the Cumberland, September 10 and 20. 169
5 Return of Casualties in the Army of the Cumberland. 171
6 Dispatches of Charles A. Dana, Assistant Secretary of War. 182
7 Surg. Glover Perin, U. S. Army, Medical Director, Department of the Cumberland. 221
8 Lieut. Col. William M. Wiles, Twenty–second Indiana Infantry, Provost–Marshal–General. 228
9 Capt. Horace Porter, U. S. Ordnance Corps, Chief of Ordnance. 233
10 Col. James Barnett, First Ohio Light Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 233
11 Capt. Jesse Merrill, U. S. Signal Corps, Chief Signal Officer. 239
12 Surg. Israel Moses, U. S. Army, Medical Director, post of Chattanooga. 244
13 Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Fourteenth Army Corps. 245
14 Surg. Ferdinand H. Gross, U. S. Army, Medical Director. 258
15 Col. John. G. Parkhurst, Ninth Michigan Infantry, Provost–Marshal. 263
16 Capt. John D. Barker, First Ohio Cavalry, Acting Assistant Inspector– General. 266
17 Lieut. Col. Andrew J. Mackay, U. S. Army, Chief Quartermaster. 267
18 Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, with complimentary orders of General Rosecrans. 269
19 Capt. George A. Kensel, Fifth U. S. Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 281
20 Col. Benjamin F. Scribner, Thirty–eighth Indiana Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 284
21 Lieut. Col. Daniel F. Griffin, Thirty–eighth Indiana Infantry. 290
22 Capt. James Warnock, Second Ohio–Infantry. 292
23 Col Oscar F. Moore, Thirty–third Ohio Infantry. 294
24 Maj. Rue P. Hutchins, Ninety–fourth Ohio Infantry. 297
25 Capt. Jacob W. Robey, Tenth Wisconsin Infantry. 298
26 Brig. Gen. John C. Starkweather, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade. 299
27 Brig. Gen. John H. King, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade. 308
28 Capt. Albert B. Dod, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry. 315
29 Capt. Robert E. A. Crofton, Sixteenth U. S. Infantry. 318
30 Capt. George W. Smith, Eighteenth U. S. Infantry. 319
31 Capt. Henry Haymond, Eighteenth U. S. Infantry. 320
32 Lieut. Robert Ayres, Nineteenth U. S. Infantry. 322
33 Lieut. Joshua A. Fessenden, Battery H, Fifth U. S. Artillery. 324
34 Maj. Gen. James S. Negley, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 324
35 Capt. Frederick Sehultz, First Ohio Light Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 365
36 Brig. Gen. John Beatty, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade. 366
37 Lieut. Col. Douglas Hapeman, One hundred and fourth Illinois Infantry. 372
38 Capt. Lyman Bridges, Bridges´ Battery, Illinois Light Artillery. 373
39 Col. Timothy R. Stanley, Eighteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 376
40 Col. William L. Stoughton, Eleventh Michigan Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 381
41 Capt. Frederick Schultz, Battery M, First Ohio Light Artillery. 382
42 Col. William Sirwell, Seventy–eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 383
43 Lieut. Col. William D. Ward, Thirty–seventh Indiana Infantry. 386
44 Maj. Arnold McMahan and Capt. Charles H. Vantine, Twenty–first Ohio Infantry. 387
45 Capt. Joseph Fisher, Seventy–fourth Ohio Infantry. 396
46 Capt. Alexander Marshall, Battery G, First Ohio Light Artillery. 397
47 Brig. Gen. John M. Brannan, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division. 397
48 Capt. Josiah W. Church, First Michigan Light Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 406
49 Col. John M. Connell, Seventeenth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 407
50 Capt. Josiah W. Church, Battery D, First Michigan Light Artillery. 412
51 Col. Charles W. Chapman, Seventy–fourth Indiana Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 415
52 Lieut. Col. Myron Baker, Seventy–fourth Indiana Infantry. 418
53 Col. William H. Hays, Tenth Kentucky Infantry. 421
54 Lieut. Col.Gabriel C. Wharton, Tenth Kentucky Infantry. 423
55 Lieut. Col. Henry D. Kingsbury, Fourteenth Ohio Infantry. 424
56 Lieut. Marco B. Gary, Battery C, First Ohio Light Artillery. 425
57 Col. Ferdinand Van Derveer, Thirty–fifth Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 427
58 Col. James George, Second Minnesota Infantry. 432
59 Lieut. Col. Henry V. N. Boynton, Thirty–fifth Ohio Infantry. 434
60 Lieut. Frank G. Smith, Battery I, Fourth U. S. Artillery. 437
61 Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Reynolds, U. S. Army commanding Fourth Division. 439
62 Capt. Samuel J. Harris, Nineteenth Indiana Battery, Acting Chief of Artillery. 443
63 Col. John T. Wilder, Seventeenth Indiana Infantry, commanding First Brigade (Mounted Infantry). 444
64 Col. Abram O. Miller, Seventy–second Indiana Infantry, commanding First Brigade (Mounted Infantry). 449
65 Col. Smith D. Atkins, Ninety–second Illinois (Mounted).Infantry. 453
66 Lieut. Col. Edward Kitchell, Ninety–eighth Illinois (Mounted) Infantry. 457
67 Col. James Monroe, One hundred and twenty–third Illinois (Mounted) Infantry. 459
68 Maj. William T. Jones, Seventeenth Indiana (Mounted) Infantry. 460
69 Col. Abram O. Miller, Seventy–second Indiana (Mounted) Infantry. 463
70 Capt. Eli Lilly, Eighteenth Indiana Battery. 466
71 Col. Edward A. King, Sixty–eighth Indiana, Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 468
72 Itinerary of the Second Brigade. 469
73 Capt. Samuel J. Harris, Nineteenth Indiana Battery. 471
74 Lieut. Robert S. Lackey, Nineteenth Indiana Battery. 472
75 Brig. Gen. John B. Turchin, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade. 472
76 Lieut. Col. Hubbard K. Milward, Eighteenth Kentucky Infantry. 477
77 Capt. John B. Heltemes, Eighteenth Kentucky Infantry. ´ 478
78 Col. Philander P. Lane, Eleventh Ohio Infantry. 479
79 Lieut. Col. Hiram F. Devol, Thirty–sixth Ohio Infantry. 481
80 Lieut. Col. Douglas Putnam, jr., Ninety–second Ohio Infantry. 482
81 Lieut. William E. Chess, Twenty–first Indiana Battery. 484
82 Maj. Gen. Alexander McD. McCook, U. S. Army, commanding Twentieth Army Corps. 485
83 Surg. Jabez Perkins, Tenth Kentucky Infantry, Acting Medical Director. 494
84 Brig. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, commanding First Division. 496
85 Capt. William A. Hotchkiss, Second Minnesota Battery, Chief of Artillery. 503
86 Col. P. Sidney Post, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 505
87 Lieut. Col. Joshua C. Winters, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry. 510
88 Col. John E. Bennett, Seventy–fifth Illinois Infantry. 511
89 Lieut. Col. William M. Kilgour, Seventy–fifth Illinois Infantry. 512
90 Col. Michael Gooding, Twenty–second Indiana Infantry. 513
91 Capt. George Q. Gardner, Fifth Wisconsin Battery. 514
92 Brig. Gen. William P. Carlin, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade. 515
93 Capt. Chester K. Knight, Twenty–first Illinois Infantry. 519
94 Capt. William C. Harris, Thirty–eighth Illinois Infantry. 521
95 Maj. James E. Calloway, Twenty–first Illinois Infantry, commanding Eighty–first Indiana Infantry. 522
96 Capt. Leonard D. Smith, One hundred and first Ohio Infantry. 527
97 Col. John A. Martin, Eighth Kansas Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 528
98 Lieut. Col. James L. Abernathy, Eighth Kansas Infantry. 531
99 Capt. Mons Grinager, Fifteenth Wisconsin Infantry. 533
100 Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 534
101 Capt. Peter Simonson, Fifth Indiana Battery, Chief of Artillery. 537
102 Brig. Gen. August Willich, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade. 538
103 Maj. William D. Williams, Eighty–ninth Illinois Infantry. 542
104 Lieut. Col. Frank Erdelmeyer, Thirty–second Indiana Infantry. 546
105 Col. Thomas J. Harrison, Thirty–ninth Indiana (Mounted) Infantry. 547
106 Lieut. Col. Frank Askew, Fifteenth Ohio Infantry. 549
107 Maj. Samuel F. Gray, Forty–ninth Ohio Infantry. 551
108 Capt. Wilbur F. Goodspeed, Battery A, First Ohio Light Artillery. 552
109 Col. Joseph B. Dodge, Thirtieth Indiana Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 554
110 Col. Allen Buckner, Seventy–ninth Illinois Infantry. 557
111 Lieut. Col. David M. Dunn, Twenty–ninth Indiana Infantry. 559
112 Lieut. Col. Orrin D. Hurd, Thirtieth Indiana Infantry. 561
113 Capt. Edward Grosskopff, Twentieth Ohio Battery. 562
114 Col. William W. Berry, Fifth Kentucky Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 564
115 Maj. Calvin D. Campbell, Sixth Indiana Infantry. 567
116 Col. William W. Berry, Fifth Kentucky Infantry. 568
117 Capt. John M. Huston, Fifth Kentucky Infantry. 569
118 Lieut. Col. Bassett Langdon, First Ohio Infantry. 570
119 Lieut. Col. William H. Martin, Ninety–third Ohio Infantry. 575
120 Capt. Peter Simonson, Fifth Indiana Battery. 577
121 Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division. 578
122 Col. Silas Miller, Thirty–sixth Illinois Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 582
123 Maj. Seymour Chase, Twenty–first Michigan Infantry. 585
124 Maj. Carl von Baumbach, Twenty–fourth Wisconsin Infantry. 586
125 Capt. Arnold Sutermeister, Eleventh Indiana Battery. 588
126 Col. Bernard Laiboldt, Second Missouri Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 589
127 Maj. Arnold Beck, Second Missouri Infantry. 591
128 Col. Joseph Oonrad, Fifteenth Missouri Infantry. 592
129 Lieut. Gustavus Schueler, Battery G, First Missouri Light Artillery. 593
130 Col. Nathan H. Walworth, Forty–second Illinois Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 594
131 Col. Jonathan R. Miles, Twenty–seventh Illinois Infantry. 596
132 Capt. Mark H. Prescott, Battery C, First Illinois Light Artil1ery. 599
133 Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Crittenden, U. S. Army, commanding Twenty–first Army Corps. 601
134 Surg. Alonzo J. Phelps, U. S. Army, Medical Director. 619
135 Maj. John Mendenhall, U. S. Army, Chief of Artillery. 621
136 Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood, U. S. Army, commanding First Division. 625
137 Capt. Cullen Bradley, Sixth Ohio Battery, Chief of Artillery. 648
138 Col. George P. Buell, Fifty–eighth Indiana Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 652
139 Maj. Charles M. Hammond, One hundredth Illinois Infantry. 659
140 Lieut. Col. James T. Embree, Fifty–eighth Indiana Infantry. 660
141 Col. Joshua B. Culver and Maj. Willard G. Eaton, Thirteenth Michigan Infantry. 666
142 Lieut. Col. William H. Young, Twenty–sixth Ohio Infantry. 667
143 Capt. George Estep, Eighth Indiana Battery. 675
144 Brig. Gen. George D. Wagner, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade. 678
145 Col. Charles G. Harker, Sixty–fifth Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 681
146 Col. Henry C. Dunlap, Third Kentucky Infantry. 699
147 Col. Alexander McIlvain, Sixty–fourth Ohio Infantry. 701
148 Capt. Thomas Powell, Sixty–fifth Ohio Infantry. 703
149 Col. Emerson Opdycke, One hundred and Twenty–fifth Ohio Infantry. 706
150 Maj. Gen. John M. Palmer, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 709
151 Capt. William E. Standart. First Ohio Light Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 721
152 Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft, U. S. Army, commanding :First Brigade. 723
153 Lieut. John A. Wright, Aide–de–Camp. 738
154 Col. John T. Smith, Thirty–first Indiana Infantry. 740
155 Lieut. Col. Alva R. Hadlock, First Kentucky Infantry. 742
156 Maj. James W. Mitchell, First Kentucky Infantry. 744
157 Capt. David J. Jones, First Kentucky Infantry. 746
158 Lieut. George Hornung, First Kentucky Infantry. 748
159 Lieut. Patrick J. Brown, First Kentucky Infantry. 749
160 Lieut. David Hammond, First Kentucky Infantry. 750
161 Col. Thomas D. Sedgewick, Second Kentucky Infantry. 751
162 Col. Charles H. Rippey, Ninetieth Ohio Infantry. 754
163 Lieut. Norman A. Baldwin, Battery B, First Ohio Light Artillery. 758
164 Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade. 759
165 Col. Isaac O. B. Suman, Ninth Indiana Infantry. 767
166 Maj. Richard T. Whitaker, Sixth Kentucky Infantry. 770
167 Col. Aquila Wiley, Forty–first Ohio Infantry. 772
168 Maj. James B. Hampson, One hundred and twenty–fourth Ohio Infantry. 775
169 Lieut. Giles J. Cockerill, Battery F, First Ohio Light Artillery. 778
170 Col. William Grose, Thirty–sixth Indiana Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 779
171 Col. Louis H. Waters, Eighty–fourth Illinois Infantry. 786
172 Maj. Gilbert Trusler, Thirty–sixth Indiana Infantry. 788
173 Lieut. Col. James O. Foy, Twenty–third Kentucky Infantry. 789
174 Maj. Samuel O. Erwin, Sixth Ohio Infantry. 796
175 Col. David J. Higgins, Twenty–fourth Ohio Infantry. 798
176 Lieut. Harry O. Oushing, Battery H, Fourth U. S. Artillery. 799
177 Lieut. Francis L. D. Russell, Battery M, Fourth U. S. Artillery. 801
178 Brig. Gen. Horatio P. Van Cleve, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division. 802
179 Capt. George R. Swallow, Seventh Indiana Battery, Chief of Artillery. 806
180 Brig. Gen. Samuel Beatty, U. S . Army, commanding First Brigade. 807
181 Col. Frederick Knefler, Seventy–ninth Indiana Infantry. 811
182 Col. George H. Cram, Ninth Kentucky Infantry. 812
183 Col. Alexander M. Stout, Seventeenth Kentucky Infantry. 815
184 Lieut. Col. Henry G. Stratton, Nineteenth Ohio Infantry. 818
185 Lieut. Samuel M. McDowell, Twenty–sixth Pennsylvania Battery. 819
186 Col. George F. Dick, Eighty–sixth Indiana Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 821
187 Lieut. Col. Simeon C. Aldrich, Forty–fourth Indiana Infantry. 827
188 Maj. Jacob C. Dick, Eighty–sixth Indiana Infantry. 829
189 Capt. Horatio G. Cosgrove, Thirteenth Ohio Infantry. 830
190 Lieut. Col. Granville A. Frambes, Fifty–ninth Ohio Infantry. 831
191 Capt. George R. Swallow, Seventh Indiana Battery. 835
192 Col. Sidney M. Barnes, Eighth Kentucky Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 836
193 Maj. John P. Dufficy, Thirty–fifth Indiana Infantry. 842
194 Maj. John S. Clark, Eighth Kentucky Infantry. 844
195 Lieut. Col. Charles H. Wood, Fifty–first Ohio Infantry. 846
196 Col. Peter T. Swaine, Ninety–ninth Ohio Infantry. 848
197 Lieut. Oortland Livingston, Third Wisconsin Battery. 850
198 Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, U. S. Army, commanding Reserve Corps. 852
199 Brig. Gen. James B. Steedman, U .S. Army, commanding First Division. 859
200 Brig. Gen. Walter C. Whitaker, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade. 861
201 Col. Thomas E. Champion, Ninety–sixth Illinois Infantry. 865
202 Capt. Isaac O. Nelson, Eighty–ninth Ohio Infantry. 866
203 Col. John G. Mitchell, One hundred and thirteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 866
204 Lieut. Col. Carter Van Vleck, Seventy–eighth Illinois Infantry. 868
205 Lieut. George Green, Seventy–eighth Illinois Infantry. 870
206 Col. Daniel McCook, Fifty–second Ohio Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, Second Division. 871
207 Col. Caleb J. Dilworth, Eighty–fifth Illinois Infantry. 872
208 Lieut. Col. David W. Magee, Eighty–sixth Illinois Infantry. 875
209 Col. Oscar. F. Harmon, One hundred and twenty–fifth Illinois Infantry. 878
210 Maj. James T. Holmes, Fifty–second Ohio Infantry. 879
211 Capt. Charles M. Barnett, Battery I, Second Illinois Light Artillery 882
212 Brig. Gen. James G. Spears, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade, Third Division. 883
213 Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, Chief of Cavalry, Army of the Cumberland. 887
214 Brig. Gen. Robert B. Mitchell, U. S. Army, Chief of Cavalry. 890
215 Col. Edward´M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Division, Cavalry Corps. 894
216 Col. Archibald P. Campbell, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 898
217 Maj. Leonidas S. Scranton, Second Michigan Cavalry. 901
218 Lieut. Col. Roswell M. Russell, Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 903
219 Lieut. Col. James P. Brownlow, First Tennessee Cavalry. 905
220 Col. Daniel M. Ray, Second Tennessee Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 906
221 Maj. David A. Briggs, Second Indiana Cavalry. 908
222 Maj. George H. Purdy, Fourth Indiana Cavalry. 909
223 Lieut. William G. Anderson, Adjutant, Fourth Indiana Cavalry. 910
224 Col. Daniel M. Ray, Second Tennessee Cavalry. 911
225 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry. 912
226 Col. Louis D. Watkins, Sixth Kentucky Cavalry, commanding Third Brigade. 913
227 Brig. Gen. George Crook, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 917
228 Col. Robert H. G. Minty, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 920
229 Col. Eli Long, Fourth Ohio Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 926
230 Lieut. Col. Valentine Cupp, First Ohio Cavalry. 927
231 Itinerary of the Pioneer Brigade. 928
232 Record of the McCook Court of Inquiry. 930
233 Record of the Crittenden Court of Inquiry. 971
234 Record of the Negley Court of Inquiry. 1004

 

Official Records Index to Volume XXX, Chapter XLII, Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia August 11-October 19, 1863.
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